Holidays and Closures

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The U.S. Embassy or Consulate observes both U.S. and Thai holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application services call center also observes U.S. and Thai holidays and will also be closed on those dates.

U.S. Embassy or Consulate Dates of Closure

During the year 2017, the U.S. Embassy or Consulate will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2017
Date Day Holiday Country
January 2 Monday New Year’s Day U.S.
January 16           Monday Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday U.S.
February 20        Monday Presidents’ Day U.S.
April 6 Thursday Chakri Day Thai
April 13 Thursday Songkran Festival Thai
April 14 Friday Songkran Festival Thai
May 10 Wednesday Visakha Bucha Day Thai
May 29 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
July 4 Tuesday Independence Day U.S.
July 28 Friday H. M. King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebpayavarangkun’s Birthday Thai
August 14 Monday Substitution of H. M. The Queen’s Birthday, Saturday, August 12 Thai
September 4 Monday Labor Day U.S.
October 9 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
October 13 Friday Remembrance of H. M. King Bhumibol’s Passing Thai
October 23 Monday Chulalongkorn Day


October 26 Thursday Cremation of H. M. late King Bhumibol Adulyadej


November 10 Friday Veterans Day (Observed) U.S.
November 23 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 5 Monday

His Majesty the King’s Birthday,

December 25 Monday Christmas Day U.S.